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deplete
used in In Cold Blood

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Definition
use up (resources or materials)
  • Cullivan, in appearance a cautious bank clerk with depleted hair and a face rather difficult to recall, agreed that outwardly he hadn't changed much.
    4 — The Corner (42% in)
  • Though the quenchless quality of his literary thirst had soon depleted the shelves of the prison library, the prison chaplain and others sympathetic to Andrews kept him supplied with parcels from the Kansas City public library.
    4 — The Corner (77% in)

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